Grants to fight crime can't pay for more officers
WATFORD CITY -- Oil Patch law enforcement will have access to $16.6 million in grants to fight crime in rapidly growing communities, but the dollars can't be used for one of the things sheriffs say they need most -- more officers.
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem met with sheriffs, police chiefs and other officers Tuesday in Watford City to outline how the dollars will be awarded.
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